Vintage Run in Donegal, 2021

Save the Date for Vintage Car & Tractor Run 2021!

Donegal Vintage Run – 15th August 2021! Have you a Vintage Car or tractor, and itching to get it out for a final run, (or for some, the first) before the summer ends? Donegal Railway Heritage Centre is holding its famous annual Vintage Run on Sunday 15th August, starting at

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Donegal Railway Railcar No. 1 Badge

Donegal Railway Railcar No. 1 Badge launched!

PRESS RELEASE July 2021  Donegal Railway Railcar No. 1 Badge launched! Every year Donegal Railway Heritage Museum produces a new limited edition Donegal Railway badge. We are delighted that this year we have just launched our new badge, which this year is the iconic Railcar No 1. This follows on

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Drumboe, the Donegal Steam Engine under restoration, June 2021

Full Steam Ahead for Drumboe!

Donegal Railway Museum is delighted to report that in spite of the Covid Lockdowns, restoration work has continued on the famous Donegal steam engine, Drumboe. You can watch a video about the current work at:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u26SO6w6ZgU Niall McCaughan, Manager at the museum stated: “It has been a challenging year, and we

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Donegal Town Signage, June 2021

New Signage for Donegal Town!

Delighted to see the new improved signage around Donegal Town which is part of a €100k+ project which was instigated by the Donegal Railway Museum, who brought in Donegal Town Community Chamber, Donegal County Council, the Donegal Business Focus Group and Mayor Pauric Kennedy to formulate and deliver this unique

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Donegal Railway Travel Poster

The History of The Railway Travel Poster (and poster offer)

   Advertising for travel companies was a key component to getting people to consider and purchase tickets to new and exotic places-whether by train, ship, Zeppelin, or airplane. During the late 1800s until about 1950, posters, print ads, and brochures were the most common way for travel companies and agencies

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Donegal railway Photography Competition!!

Donegal Railway Photographic/Calendar Competition Launched This year, Donegal Railway Heritage Museum is delighted to announce that they are running a special photographic competition, and winning entries for this year will be featured in their exclusive annual Calendar for 2022. The general public are encouraged to think about their local railway

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#BuyDonegalWeekend

This weekend, starting Friday 6th November, Donegal County Council is launching its “Buy Donegal Weekend”.  As we are all in lockdown and it’s very difficult for retailers at the moment and venues like ourselves, who normally are very busy coming up to Christmas,  we are encouraging the public to support

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Vote for Donegal Railway NOW!!!

VOTE DONEGAL RAILWAY! Donegal Railway Heritage Centre has just been informed that it has been shortlisted in the National Rural Network’s (NRN) Impact campaign to celebrate the impact of the LEADER Programme, which has been in operation in Ireland since 1991, on Rural Communities across Ireland. The Museum had received funding

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We Need Your Support- Lockdown 2!

As you know, everything is at a standstill for the moment, again, as globally we all deal with the continuing ramifications of the COVID-19 virus. Although we have to close to the public, we are continuing to work offsite in preparation for our return. As footfall has dropped to zero, and we

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